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Middle East Bunkering Convention 2024 • Dubai

an Introduction to biofuels

5 February 2024   |  Full-day course


Taught by industry experts, An Introduction to Biofuels offers a focused and highly useful overview of the regulatory, commercial and operational considerations associated with the use of biofuels.


Standard Rate: £195


This new course will cover the following key areas:

  • Regulation & legislation – including lifecycle analysis (LCA), tank to wake profile, IMO regulation (existing and in process), and the impact of national regulation (North America, EU (FuelEU Maritime, Alternative Fuels Directive)
  • Ethical and sustainability issues in relation to feedstock used in first- and second-generation biofuels; the potential for third generation biofuels
  • The types of biofuels (FAME, HVO, etc.), their production and characteristics, Table of differences
  • Supply and demand outlook
  • Biofuel quality and blending
  • Biofuel specifications, covering inclusion in ISO 8217, and future specifications
  • Operational and storage issues
  • Case study
  • Commercial issues – pricing and sustainability certification



09:30 – Welcome coffee

10:00 – Course - morning session begins

12:00-13:00 – Networking lunch

13:00 – Course – afternoon session begins

14:30 – Networking coffee break

16:15 – End of course



Programme details are updated regularly and are subject to change.

If you feel you could make a significant contribution to the programme, please email Lesley Bankes-Hughes at lesley@petrospot.com or call +44 1295 814455 to discuss this further.

Registration Options

MEBC24 Conference Pass:


Introduction to Biofuels Pass:




MEBC24 Sponsorship Packages

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Remember to ask about the special rates for multiple delegates from the same company.

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